In this chapter you can see how the traditional harvest is carried out. A quite hard work, but also a very special and joyful time of the year for many families who pick up the [...]
by Christoph Nicklas10/22/2010
Right now, we are in one of the most beautiful and typical seasons of the year: the middle of autumn, which means that the wineries here are all in action harvesting the tintos. At [...]
Because the harvest is a fiesta for us, we want to share with you this special chapter about how we celebrate the harvest period in Logroño (La Rioja). At the end of September, for one [...]
This is the video showing the moment of the lottery draw and the name of the lucky winner who is going to enjoy a weekend in La Rioja with nine friends! Thanks a lot to everybody who participated, we hope you continue enjoying Vinopedia.tv! Stay tuned, because soon we will be working on the chapters in which you can see how the harvest of the red wines in La Rioja is done. Also, we would like to thank Ascarioja which provided the possibility for the winner and his/her friends to spend this weekend in casa Edulis, a gorgeous country house in Santurde de Rioja.
Greetings to everyone, thanks for following and of course: Congratulations to the winners!
What happens once the grapes have entered the winery? We will explain in this chapter the processes carried out to make a white wine. We will also see a clearing process and a culture yeast.
As we told you, tomorrow we will finally know who is the winner of this fabulous weekend in La Rioja for 10 people. You know that the one who wins can invite 9 friends to [...]
by Ana Belén Hernández09/28/2010
The day of the lottery draw is getting closer! Friday, 1st October is going be the moment of truth for those of you who follow us on Facebook. We will find out who is the lucky one to spend a weekend in La Rioja together with nine of his/her friends during this important and intense harvesting season!
Now some clues about the draw: All of you that has subscribed as a follower of Vinopedia.tv before.
Thursday, 30th September, 12:00 p.m. will enter the draw. Thursday afternoon, we are going to publish a list with all the followers, each of you with an individual number. This will be your number in the draw which will be carried out on Friday, 1st October.
by Christoph Nicklas09/24/2010
4:05 a.m. – this was waking time for almost the entire last month.
Yes, this can be exhausting! But much more, it is great fun and an instructive experience.
We are at the the end of September now and the last weeks in Castillo de Maetierra were focused on grapes, more grapes, yeasts, enzymes, nutrients, must and – highly important – analyses.
The monovarieties for the Spanish White Guerrilla and the other grapes are all collected, and of course, it was a great pleasure for me as a German intern to participate in producing Riesling and Gewürztraminer – two varieties that are very well-known in my home country.